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Mozambique president calls on insurgents to surrender after key militant killed

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Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi urged Islamist militants in its far north to surrender on Monday, saying they had nowhere to run, after allied Rwandan,...

Rwandan genocide ‘kingpin’ Bagosora dies in Mali prison – sources

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A former Rwandan army colonel who was accused of masterminding the slaughter of 800 000 people during the 1994 genocide has died in prison...

Mozambicans return to uncertain future after Islamists pushed back

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Rwandan forces will help secure and rebuild areas of northern Mozambique destroyed by an Islamist insurgency, Rwanda's President Paul Kagame said on Friday, as...

ISS: Rwanda: the emergence of an African ‘smart power’

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The country’s controversial CAR and Mozambique deployments should be seen as military diplomacy in support of economic ambitions. Rwanda’s recent military deployments in July in...

Rwanda, Lesotho contingents visit soldiers deployed to Cabo Delgado

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Senior military officials from Rwanda and Lesotho have visited their deployed troops in Cabo Delgado as part of their efforts to counter Mozambique’s insurgency. The...

Rwandan court finds ‘Hotel Rwanda’ film hero Rusesabagina guilty of terror-related...

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A Rwandan court on Monday said Paul Rusesabagina, a one-time hotel manager portrayed as a hero in a Hollywood film about the 1994 genocide,...

Rwanda says it has killed 14 insurgents in Mozambique

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Rwanda killed 14 insurgents in Mozambique in fighting last week, an army spokesman said on Thursday, adding that a Rwandan soldier had sustained a...

ISS: Mozambicans divided over Rwandan deployment

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The arrival of Rwandan soldiers in Cabo Delgado has drawn harsh criticism from opposition parties and rights organisations. Rwanda has sent 1 000 soldiers and...

Rwandan soldiers and police move into northern Mozambique

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The only official word on military assistance for Mozambique to date comes from non-Southern African Development Community (SADC) member Rwanda with questions remaining around...

ISS: What price for normalising SA–Rwanda relations?

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Will Pretoria sacrifice the Rwanda National Congress opposition party to restore diplomatic ties with Kigali? The intention to normalise relations between South Africa and Rwanda...

Plea to forgive France for Rwanda genocide

French President Emmanuel Macron said only Rwandans could forgive France for its role in the east African country's 1994 genocide. "On this path, only those...

Rwandan deported from US denies genocide charges

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A Rwandan woman who was deported by the United States and is facing charges related to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda appeared in court...

Rwanda says France bears responsibility for enabling 1994 genocide

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France was aware that a genocide was being prepared in Rwanda ahead of the 1994 killings and the French government bore a significant responsibility...

Rwandan deported from the US faces seven charges related to genocide

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A Rwandan woman who was deported by the United States after serving a prison term for lying on her naturalisation application faces seven charges...

France to open Mitterrand’s Rwanda archives

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France will open the Rwanda archives of former French president Francois Mitterrand, as part of an effort to better understand the nation’s role in...

Italy begins repatriation of ambassador and bodyguard killed in Congo

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An Italian military plane arrived in eastern Congo on Tuesday to bring home the bodies of its ambassador and his bodyguard, who were shot...

Rwandan genocide suspect Kabuga pleads not guilty at UN court

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A UN court registered a plea of “not guilty” for Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga at his lawyer’s request on Wednesday after he remained...

Rwandan genocide suspect in detention in The Hague

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Rwandan genocide suspect Félicien Kabuga was in custody in The Hague on Monday after his transfer from France following a United Nations court order. Kabuga,...

Rwandan court denies ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero Rusesabagina bail, extends detention

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A Rwandan court extended the detention of “Hotel Rwanda” hero Paul Rusesabagina on Friday pending trial on terrorism charges and denied him bail, the...

Rwanda genocide suspect Kabuga to be sent to Hague pending trial

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A United Nations judge on Wednesday ordered that Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, who has been in a French jail since May, be sent...

Belgium arrests three Rwandans in connection with 1994 genocide

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Belgium’s federal prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday it had arrested three people of Rwandan origin who were charged with serious violations of international law...

Rwanda seeks to merge ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero’s case with that of...

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Rwanda’s top prosecutor will seek to merge the case of Paul Rusesabagina, depicted as a hero in a Hollywood movie about the country’s 1994...

Family of ‘Hotel Rwanda hero’ calls on United States, EU and...

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The family of Paul Rusesabagina, the former hotelier portrayed as a hero in a film about Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, on Thursday called on the...

Rwandan genocide suspect Kabuga can be sent to UN court

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Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga can be handed over to a United Nations tribunal in Tanzania, France’s top civil court ruled on Wednesday, dismissing...

‘Hotel Rwanda’ inspiration tells court he did not direct attacks

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Paul Rusesabagina, the former hotelier portrayed as a hero in a film about Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, told his terrorism trial on Friday he had...

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero says he was duped into coming to Rwanda,...

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Paul Rusesabagina, depicted in a Hollywood movie as a hero who helped save Tutsis during the Rwandan genocide, said he believed he was flying...

Hotel Rwanda hero declines to plead on terrorism charges

Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed as a hero in a Hollywood movie about Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, declined to plead to all 13 charges against him in...

Hotel Rwanda hero in court

Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed as a hero in a Hollywood movie about Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, faced 12 charges including terrorism in a Kigali court on...

Tutsi saviour now in a Kigali jail

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Paul Rusesabagina has inspired one Hollywood movie, Hotel Rwanda, which dramatised his heroic exploits in saving Tutsis from the 1994 genocide when he managed...

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero was not kidnapped, says President Kagame

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Rwandan President Paul Kagame denied on Sunday that his government had kidnapped from abroad Paul Rusesabagina, whose widely acclaimed heroism inspired a Hollywood movie...

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero’s family accuses government of kidnapping him

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The family of Paul Rusesabagina - hailed a hero in a Hollywood movie about Rwanda’s 1994 genocide - have accused authorities in Kigali of...

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero arrested on terrorism charges

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Rwanda said it had arrested Paul Rusesabagina - the man who was hailed a hero in a Hollywood movie about the country’s 1994 genocide...

Rwandan Caravan contract moving forward

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Textron Aviation will deliver two Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft to the Rwanda Defence Force in the first half of 2021 after receiving a...

UN peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic attack

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Militiamen killed a United Nations peacekeeper from Rwanda and injured two others in an ambush on a convoy in northwest Central African Republic on...

Rwandan Air Force to receive Caravan aircraft

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The Rwandan Air Force will in the next eighteen months take delivery of two Cessna Caravan aircraft, which will be used for medical evacuation...

Poor health and family ties brought Rwanda genocide suspect into custody

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As dawn broke on 16 May, an elite French police team blew open the door to an apartment in a sleepy northwestern Parisian suburb...

US and Rwanda strengthen defence ties

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Rwanda and the United States have signed the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) that will strengthen the existing military cooperation between the United States...

UN prosecutor: remains of Rwandan war crimes suspect found in Congo

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The remains of a fugitive major suspect in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide have been identified in a grave in Congo, a United Nations war crimes...

‘He wouldn’t say a word’ – Rwanda genocide fugitive lived incognito...

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Rwandan genocide fugitive Felicien Kabuga, whose arrest on Saturday ended 26 years on the run, was a frail, elderly man who said little to...

Drones enforce Rwanda lockdown

Tech-savvy Rwanda uses drones to keep residents of Kigali informed of coronavirus lockdown measure and help catch those who abuse them. Police stop cars and...

Rwanda genocide memories during coronavirus lockdown

Valerie Mukabayire lost her husband in Rwanda’s genocide. Now she and her family need to stay strong to honour his memory as they join...

ISS: Museveni agrees to smoke out Rwandan ‘terrorists’ on Ugandan soil

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The effects of the bitter standoff between Rwanda’s and Uganda’s presidents, Paul Kagame and Yoweri Museveni – old allies, have been felt mostly by...

Rwandan singer found dead in cell

A popular singer in Rwanda, jailed on charges of plotting to kill the president but later pardoned, was found dead in a police cell...

Conspiracy jail sentences for Rwandan opposition

Six Rwandan opposition figures were jailed for seven to 12 years after being convicted of forming an illegal armed group and conspiring against government,...

Rwanda, Nebraska National Guard Begin Partnership in Africa

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The Nebraska National Guard and Rwanda began a new partnership during a signing ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda, on 12 December as part of the...

Qatar Airways is major stakeholder in new Rwanda airport

Qatar Airways agreed to a 60% stake in a new $1.3 billion international airport in Rwanda, state-run Rwanda Development Board said on Twitter. The...

Uganda lodges protest over death of two citizens

Uganda protested to Rwanda over the killing of two of its nationals by Rwandan security personnel and demanded they be punished in a further...

Rwanda Cabinet reshuffle

Rwanda President Paul Kagame appointed a new foreign affairs minister in a Cabinet reshuffle, a statement on state broadcaster Radio Rwanda said. The central...

Rwanda deports US pastor

Rwanda deported an American pastor hours after his arrest for “disturbing public order”, officials said. Gregg Schoof was arrested on Monday and deported the...

US pastor arrested for disturbing the peace

Rwandan police arrested an American pastor preparing to hold a news conference in the capital and whose in-country radio station was shut down by...